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    Thanks for stopping by the blog! Here you'll find many of my recent sessions and get a glimpse at the work I produce for my amazing clients. If you'd like to experience our Portrait Experience first hand give me a call and we'll invite you in to design your very own session. We are based out of Central Illinois (Decatur) but serve the entire mid-west with destination services available world-wide.

Today I get to show off this talented girl’s senior portraits! Not only does she play clarinet (way better than I did for a bit in high school) but she’s also drum major. Plus, we knew we wanted to showcase her Pakistani heritage with a couple of her outfits. Aren’t they beautiful! After some time […]

Today it’s time to check out Tristen’s first session (we’ve got another planned coming up this spring). I absolutely loved working with Tristen and her momma. We hung out a bit downtown before heading out to one of my favorite sunset nature locations to get the wide open field look. You might remember Payton’s ‘dumpster’ […]

The Details: Katie Lynch, Owner/Stylist at Roots Salon |   In Business: 28 Years Hours: Vary  |  Location: 315 E Ruehl St., IL  |  Phone: 217.875.5400 Tell us about your business… What do you do? Full service salon. We specialize in color, cuts, perms, waxing. We also do manicures and pedicures. What makes your business unique/special? We’re a small town salon with some very […]

Just a couple years ago I got to photograph Kaitlin’s brother Brian and I was so excited that it was Kaitlin’s turn in front of the camera this time. Just as usual with siblings portraits we wanted to create a few things that were similar to what we’d done with Brian so that the wall art […]